New Resource Guides on Substance Abuse Issues

New Resource Guides on Substance Abuse Issues

Monica Preboth

The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released six new resource guides on substance abuse issues in specific populations. The guides provide comprehensive listings of reference articles, studies, fact sheets, brochures, findings and Internet sites that can help in SAMHSA’s ongoing efforts to support and promote antidrug initiatives.

The new CSAP guides, which briefly describe current substance abuse prevention and treatment materials and findings related to specific topics, are as follows: “Children of Alcoholics”; “Impaired Driving”; “Inhalants”; “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Populations”; “Middle School and High School Youth”; and “Women.” According to SAMHSA, the guides are intended for use by community leaders and other persons who are concerned about substance abuse problems in their neighborhood.

For free copies of these and other substance abuse resource guides, call CSAP at 800-729-6686 or visit the SAMHSA Web site at http://www.samhsa.gov and click on “Clearinghouses.”

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